A BAND A DAY WITH NXNE: FRIENDS
• Band members: Samantha Urbani (vocals); Lesley Hann (bass, percussion, backing vocals); Nikki Shapiro (guitar, keyboards, percussion); Matthew Molnar (keyboards, percussion, bass); Oliver Duncan (drums)
• Biggest hit: “I’m His Girl” or “Friend Crush”
• Must-listen, little-known hit: “My Boo,” a cover of Ghost Town DJ’s 1996 hit
• Year formed: 2010
• Genre: Self-described as “weird pop”
• Most notable achievement/fact: Friends formed after a bedbug infestation forced two members to stay with Urbani. They played their first show less than a week later. Lemonade out of lemons
Friends will be there for you during NXNE 2012. Visit nxne.com/2012/friends for more information.